Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says that fortunately, no officers were hurt as they battled with the gunman before shooting and critically wounding him.
Chopper 3 over the scene at about 8:30 p.m. at the 5200 block of Jefferson Street in Philadelphia’s Parkside section.
According to police a male in his twenties was shot numerous times on 49th Street near Thompson Street in West Philadelphia’s Parkside neighborhood.
A Delaware County man, working with children as a Sunday school teacher and a basketball coach, is now facing child pornography charges.
Police are hunting for a gunman who sprayed several homes with bullets, wounding a man who was asleep in his bed inside his home, from a playground in the Parkside neighborhood of West Philadelphia.
Police are investigating the shooting death of a teenage girl inside a West Philadelphia home where she was babysitting on Tuesday night.
One person was injured in a car accident overnight in Philadelphia.
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a blaze that damaged six homes in West Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.
Authorities say more cops are on duty as a “proactive step” — as neighbors express concerns that the blazes are the work of an arsonist.